Lemon and Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

  Butter, tart, and a little exotic with the hint of rosemary. These are my second favorite cookies in the world. Cookies: 3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for the pan 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 […]

Fried Garbanzos with Parm and Sage

I know you THINK you don’t like garbanzo beans — and I know this because I HATED them for decades.  As far as I knew they were those slimy anemic looking round beans carelessly tossed on an iceberg and tomato salad at diners.  But I grew up, as we all must, and discovered roasted or […]